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With over 850,000 views on Slideshare in just 2 days, this 2013 Internet Trends report from Mary Meeker & Liang Wu from KPCB is a must read. There are over 2.4 billion internet users world-wide and huge opportunities in store. This report speaks to the state of content (including photos, video and audio) and how it is increasingly findable, shared and tagged. Digital content is created and shared 9 times [...]

Categories: SEO

Advertise here with BSA There will always be new people getting into the process of learning web design. It is a convoluted topic at first, but if you stick with your studies it can be an extremely rewarding experience. The web design community is full of useful freebies and tutorials which you can find all through Google. I want to present a small collection of posts which are geared towards [...]

Categories: Website Design

Hadoop is the poster child for Big Data, so much so that the open source data platform has become practically synonymous with the wildly popular term for storing and analyzing huge sets of information. While Hadoop is not the only Big Data game in town, the software has had a remarkable impact. But exactly why has Hadoop been such a major force in Big Data? What makes this software so damn [...]

Categories: Technology

Somehow, Facebook is just getting round to this, but today, the company announced that it is launching verified Pages and Profiles. “Today we’re launching verified Pages to help people find the authentic accounts of celebrities and other high-profile people and businesses on Facebook,” the company says. “Verified Pages have a small, blue check mark beside their name on timelines, in search results, and elsewhere on Facebook.” Specifically, the badges will [...]

Categories: Social Media

To say the Facebook IPO was a disaster might be a bit of an understatement. A few days after the social network went public, reports emerged that a technical issue prevented trading and many investors lost money as the stock’s value tanked. Those same investors brought lawsuits against the NASDAQ and the SEC launched an investigation into the IPO. That investigation has now come to an end. The Hill reports [...]

Categories: Social Media

   With all of the different smartphones, tablets and other devices that sport various operating systems and versions thereof, a Web developer’s job — testing (sometimes virtually) on multiple devices to resolve errors — hasn’t become any simpler. This article suggests how we can manage these tasks without pouring a truck-load of money into actually buying all of these different devices. A user tests his website on a Blackberry device [...]

Categories: Technology

Rubik’s Cube extraordinaire, Anthony Brooks, shows off his puzzle-solving skills at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey. SEE ALSO: It Took 85,000 Rubik’s Cubes to Make This Mural Image courtesy of NowThis News Read more… More about Viral Video, Rubiks Cube, Puzzles, Watercooler, and Videos

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Posted by caitlin.krumdieck Introduction from Will Critchlow: I want to introduce the post that follows for two reasons. First, it’s a little different to the majority of posts we write for the SEOmoz blog, and second, it’s Caitlin’s first post here. Caitlin Krumdieck is our Director of Client Development at Distilled. Until she joined the company (as a sales executive), I had sold every piece of work that Distilled had done. [...]

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We often see portfolio and product shots that are boxed in to preserve a sense of uniformity and rhythm in the layout, but these days we’re also seeing objects presented as you see them in real life. Designs of the Week Need help in promoting your site? INeedHits has been in the search engine marketing since 1996! Hyperkit On the homepage there’s nary a title of description in the full-width, [...]

Categories: Website Design

Insights into Content Marketing The digital media world is increasingly going smarter with newer strategies and platforms that are redefining the way people think and act. Indeed, it is becoming a lot simpler when compared with other channels. With the emergence of new platforms that are measuring content and its impact, business marketers are increasingly focusing on the content quality. They are observing their data through the lens of customers [...]

Categories: Internet Marketing